Things you think are eco-friendly—but really aren't
Organic cotton: A cotton bag might seem like an environmental-friendly alternative to a plastic grocery bag.
Organic cotton: Not only is the carbon footprint considerably higher, you'd have to reuse them about 20,000 times.
Electric cars: Indeed hybrid cars, and electric vehicles in general, have low or zero emissions.
Organic produce: Whether organic foods are better than non-organic ones is still up for debate.
Organic produce: Organic produce need more land when compared to conventional farming.
Aluminum bottles: The production of aluminum bottles has a considerably large carbon footprint.
Going vegan/vegetarian: Yes, it is true that livestock has a huge impact on the environment.
Going vegan/vegetarian: In fact, a study by Carnegie Mellon has found that “eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon.
Non-GMO foods: Genetically modified food (GMO) sounds like the name of some evil plan to change nature.
Non-GMO foods: The truth is that non-GMO foods are more vulnerable to diseases, meaning that they need more pesticides and other chemicals.